Archimedes' screw

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Archimedes' screw wis operatit bi haund an could raise watter efficiently

Archimedes' screw, an aa cried the Archimedean screw or screwpump, is a machine historically uised for transferrin watter frae a law-lyin body o watter intae irrigation ditches. The screw pump is commonly attributit tae Archimedes on the occasion o his veesit tae Egyp, but this tradeetion mey reflect anly that the apparatus wis unkent to the Greeks afore Hellenistic times an introduced in his lifetime bi unkent Greek ingineers.[1]

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  1. Oleson 2000, pp. 242–251